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Picture yourself spending some time with congenial friends, sharing your lives and pictures from your cell phones." They're curious about that cool game, song, movie, camping trip, art show, or other event that fascinated you. You talk about all kinds of stuff, poetry, styles, personal achievements, relationships, and bad days. You can share your inner child, and laugh together. They sympathetically listen to your feelings about serious topics like politics or climate change, even when they don't agree.

Personal validation comes from paying attention to one another, giving more than you get. Everyone respects you and themselves, despite our amazing range of personal tastes and interests. They'll tell you they don't agree with an idea or behavior without implying you're a bad person or somehow deficient. It's an "I'm OK, You're OK" kind of fellowship, where nobody tries to make himself look better by picking on somebody else.

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Optical Illusions

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 31. 66 Replies

This one seems a bit creepy, like the middle one shouldn't be able to change rotation like that. from Cheezburger.comContinue

White House Petition: Change National Motto Back to "E Pluribus, Unum"

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by k.h. ky Jan 22. 8 Replies

There is a petition being sponsored by whitehouse.gov to remove "in god we trust" as the national motto and replace it with the original: "E Pluribus, Unum" or "Out of Many, One."  As of this writing, there are around 11,000 signatures on it, with…Continue

Tags: E Pluribus, Unum, in god we trust, petition

There Is Only One Way to Destroy ISIS

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Loren Miller Dec 24, 2015. 3 Replies

There Is Only One Way to Destroy ISISGrowth in population, policies and practices that create a gap between the typical person and the wealthy,…Continue

coming out (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Atheist in FundyLand Dec 23, 2015. 6 Replies

Whether as atheist, agnostic, gay / Lesbian or whatever, the process of coming out has been a repeated topic of discussion here on Atheist Nexus and for good reason: it is at once a necessary yet potentially supremely painful process, depending on…Continue

Tags: Lesbian, agnostic, gay, atheist, TheraminTrees

If God Exists (DarkMatter2525)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Dec 23, 2015. 4 Replies

"Practice makes perfect."  That's the concept, isn't it?  Work diligently at something, especially something you enjoy and are adept at, and your skills sharpen, your judgment improves, and the product of your efforts demonstrate that improvement. …Continue

Tags: religion, YouTube, god, DarkMatter2525

Mental health in the age of violence: Dr. Elliott Ingersol

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Randall Smith Dec 1, 2015. 1 Reply

I literally just discovered Dr. Elliott Ingersol yesterday, as a part of a discussion I had with other members of the Northern Ohio Freethought Society.  Dr. Ingersol is a licensed psychologist and clinical counselor in Ohio, as well as a professor…Continue

Tags: talk, psychotropic, therapy, psychology, Elliott Ingersol

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Comment by Joan Denoo on September 16, 2012 at 10:24am

If a cat and mouse can get along, why can't humans? 

Comment by Steph S. on September 16, 2012 at 1:28am
Ian your brother is really talented to make that for his dog. Thanks for the Dr. Pepper link Tony and the cartoon. Yeah - most people go for the comforting lies Tony - so true!
Hope everyone is having a great weekend.
Comment by Joan Denoo on September 16, 2012 at 12:44am

Grinning Cat, I sure wish they had the lyrics printed. I didn't understand very many words, and the audience seemed entertained. 

Thanks for the parody, it was fun, even if not intelligible. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 16, 2012 at 12:40am

Good one, Tony! That summarizes so much.

Comment by Lillie on September 15, 2012 at 7:48pm

Good luck to Rene and Anna Chouinard in their fight to obtain the right to have non-theism represented in the Niagara District Schools.   It should be obvious. 

Comment by Tony Carroll on September 15, 2012 at 3:47pm

Comment by Tony Carroll on September 15, 2012 at 6:04am

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You might remember the quiet unassuming soda Dr. Pepper from its recent foray into potentially-parody toxic masculinity with its Dr Pepper Ten campaign. It appears the company has discovered that controversy is really good for its business, so its marketers came up with a new brilliant plan: make...
A tired meme, but this ad is causing a controversy among creationists. When I saw it, I just yawned. Manufactured controversy? Or fundamentalist anger? You decide.
Comment by Ian Mason on September 15, 2012 at 1:46am

Just got back from a week in England visiting family. Here's a pic of what my brother has rigged up for his arthritic dog. The gangplank folds up for easy storage.

Comment by Plinius on September 15, 2012 at 1:03am

Interesting story! Keep us updated if possible, Patricia.

Comment by Steph S. on September 14, 2012 at 9:49pm
Oh that's cute! So many great additions to my pictures collection.
Thank you all! Thank you Booklover for the mercats and cat photo.
 

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